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St Dominic’s Fair in Gdansk

St Dominic’s Fair in Gdansk

Every year in the Old Town of Gdansk the St Dominic’s Fair is held. It’s a market and cultural festival that lasts for three weeks from the end of July to the end of August. The market dates back over 756 years and in recent years seems to be getting bigger and bigger. In 2016, the […]

Sopot – Sofitel Grand Hotel

Sopot – Sofitel Grand Hotel

“Grand” by name and grand by nature. The Sofitel Grand Hotel in Sopot is the queen of hotels in the Tri-City area. There may be new pretenders to the throne but they can’t compete with the history and heritage of the Grand. Built in 1927 to accommodate the high rollers from the elite of Polish […]

Sopot – Coctail Bar Max

Sopot – Coctail Bar Max

THE place to go for cocktails. If you can dream it then they can make it but their cocktail making skills probably extends beyond your imagination. Tell the bartender what you like and they will concoct something for you. An unbelievable array of drinks makes it possible for them to make practically anything for you […]

Gdynia – Riviera Centre

Gdynia – Riviera Centre

Althought the tri-city area of Gdynia, Sopot and Gdansk covers a relatively small area it happens to possess three large scale shopping malls. The Centrum Riviera covers over 70,000 square metres making it almost twice the size of the Galeria Bałtycka in Gdansk. Only built at the end of 2013 the Riviera Centre showcases all […]

Oliwa Cathedral and Zoo

Oliwa Cathedral and Zoo

Oliwa Cathedral A few kilometres from Gdansk is the affluent suburb of Oliwa. Despite’s it’s modest size, Oliwa is home to a number of attractions that are well worth leaving Gdansk for. Oliwa cathedral is nestled within Oliwa park. A church has been on this same site since the 12th Century but has suffered numerous […]

World War Two Museum

World War Two Museum

Gdansk is blessed with a number of museums that are well worth a visit if you’re in the area and the World War 2 museum in Gdansk is one of the most popular attractions in the country. It is located just a few kilometres across from Westerplatte (the location where the opening shots of World […]

Gdansk – Galeria Bałtycka

Gdansk – Galeria Bałtycka

Not the biggest shopping mall in the area anymore but it’s central location makes it very popular with locals and tourists. The Galeria Bałtycka is approximately 40,000 square metres in size and is handily served by both buses and trams with public transport stopping right outside the centre. If you’re in Gdansk and you enjoy […]

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